Nadandolibre · The essence of open water swimming · · Training manual for the open water swimmer

• Nadandolibre • The essence of open water swimming • • Training manual for the open water swimmer •

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• Introduction Open Water training •

Open water swimming is becoming more widespread throughout the world and this also makes Spain’s growing number of swimmers expand greatly.

Obviously the practice of this sport makes us spend many hours of our free time swimming in the sea.

From Nadandolibre Spain comes the believe that he as an open water swimmer given the growth of this discipline to become ever more complete should train coaches, trainers, and swimmers to study and understand the environment where they swim with all their forms of life and ecosystems.

A swimmer in open water should try to understand and realize that he enjoys a beautiful "dynamic" environment and that he will share space and interact on many occasions with marine species that live in and can be found on our coastal and inland waters.

The open water swimmer should engage with environmental conservation initiatives such as ensuring the integrity of the beaches, places of refreshment, choices of support vessels that accompany him on his journey and even at competitions should always ensure the conservation of this marine environment that is lent to us for a few hours to practice our favorite sport.

I From Nadandolibre find it also essential that the swimmers knows some of these data offered in this blog which are based on, understanding the importance of our sport and the impact it would cause on the sea and its marine lives and to recognize where they are normally common or where they can encounter them at specific locations.

This data will increase the security of ecosystems, species and swimmers about the potential matches that we have in the middle, with the species that inhabit the marine and other animals can be dangerous.

This basic guide for the open water swimmer will have five main objectives.

1/ To make the swimmer aware that a global movement is taking place that makes open water swimming a strong culture.

2/ To ensure that the swimmer sees himself as a part of the environment and that he understands the degree of responsibility that must displayed while sporting in open water.

3/ That he recognizes some of the species he most likely encounters in Spanish waters, their behavior and where they can be found.

4/ To educate and convey the essence of swimming in open water.

5/ To ensure the safety of swimmers and marine life.


This guide offers the basic knowledge so we can begin to enjoy open water swimming in the Sea with some notions about situations in which the swimmer may find himself while submerged in water.
That little reading will also give us some basic information about how to solve a number of incidents that can occur while swimming in open water.
In short, a brief but thorough familiarity with human responsibilities to the environment and species of the Spanish coast.
The Sea enjoyed by both professional and amateur swimmers of this discipline.

• Index Open Water •

• The culture of sport.

• How to practice openwater swimming in a safe and sustainable way.

• The Mediterranean Sea.

• The jellyfish in the Mediterranean.

• Mediterranean Cartilaginous Fish. (Sharks).

• Cetaceans of the Mediterranean . (Mammals)

• Projects for oceanographic conservation


• Bay of Biscay •

• Atlantic Ocean •

• Rivers •

• Reservoirs •

• Interviews with marine biologists •

• The open water swimmer •

• Adventures openwater swimming in the Spain •

and much more in Nadandolibre Open Water.